David Robert Joseph Beckham

Building up this David Beckham biography from scratch, I could not stop wondering if after, the player will retire, he will be remembered as a great soccer player or simply as a famous one, a celebrity of the game.
The truth is that it's a combination of these two factors that brought David Bechkam’s current fame. Follow me through this David Beckham biography and you'll hear the story of a modest English boy that ascended to have a godlike status in the entire world and is now amongst the most well paid footballers of all times.
Full name : David Robert Joseph Beckham
Date of birth : May 2, 1975
Place of birth : Leytonstone, London, England
Height : 6.0FT - 1.83M
Playing position : Right Winger, Central Midfielder

David Beckham Biography – Early Career
Born in East London, Beckham was raised in a family of Manchester United supporters, with both his parents traveling to Old Trafford from London to see the team's matches, often taking young David with them. Getting the taste of soccer, David started playing for the Ridgeway Rovers, a youth team coached by his father and Steve Kirby.
Although taking part at several trials at the Manchester United youth facilities, he had some tries at his local club, Leyton Orient and Tottenham Hotspur, however he would come back to the Manchester United youth in 1991.
Season Club Games Goals
1992–2003 Manchester United 265 62
1995 Preston North End (loan) 5 2
2003-2007 Real Madrid 116 13
2007 Los Angeles Galaxy - -
After playing there for 1 year and winning the FA Youth Cup with the team, David Beckham was given the chance to play for Manchester's first squad, in a League Cup game against Brighton and Hove Albion, which would be his first appearance as a professional soccer player.
David Beckham Biography – Manchester United - When he was just 19 years of age, Beckham was still not a first team regular for Manchester, so in the 1994/95 season he was loaned to Preston North End, where he would get some useful match experience before returning to United the next season.
The end of the 1994/95 season saw several key components of the Manchester United first squad leaving the team or retiring and Sir Alex Ferguson, the team's manager decided to base his strategy for the next season on youngsters instead of buying expensive replacements. This was a great chance for David Beckham and he took it with both hands as he would become a first team regular from now on.
Constantly rising in form and playing better and better for Manchester helped David Beckham reach the England squad for the 1998 World Cup, however this would be one of the toughest moments in Beckham's career.
Years National Team Games Goals
1994-1996 England U21 9 0
1996-Present England 96 17


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